Incoming Director of the Centre for Cultural Relations - University of Edinburgh

JP Singh specializes in global governance and development, specifically exploring issues of cultural identity, international trade, global deliberations and diplomacy. His books analyze the evolution of economic rules (property rights) at the global level, transformational understandings of technology and diplomacy, and the formation of cultural identity in highly interactive circumstances.


  • Sweet Talk: Paternalism and Collective Action in North-South Trade Negotiations.  Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. In Press/2016
  • Globalization, Culture and Development: The UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity.  (Co-edited with Christiaan De Beukelaer and Mikkaa Pyykkonen) Basingstone, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, June 2015
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO):  Creating Norms for a Complex World.  London: Routledge.  2011
  • International Cultural Policies and Power.  Edited book.  Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. International Political Economy Series. February 2010



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